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Date of photo: 1950s
Photographer: Walt Mulcahy
A side view of the Mapes is seen rising above the Truckee River and the Center Street Bridge. To the right of the Mapes is the Majestic Theater.
Date Uploaded: January 29, 2017
Source: Facebook: Phillip L. Sublett
Source Caption: While the Mapes Hotel in Reno looks like a giant cube in most photos from Virginia Street, this photo from around 1952 shows the back of the Mapes as seen from the Truckee River, revealing its hollow, L-shape. [Photo by Walt Mulcahy, from the book "Reno: The Biggest Little City in the World"]